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Disabled World Travel: Accessible Disability Travel Information

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Revised/Updated: Monday, 30th March 2020

Synopsis:

Information on accessible travel for persons with disabilities with reviews of tours, cruises, flights, and wheelchair accessible accommodation.

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The Disabled World disability travel section covers reviews of accessible tours, vacations, and cruises for persons with disabilities including wheelchair accessible accommodation reviews and articles about interesting places to visit and/or vacation around the world.

Our holiday travel destinations include travel tips for those traveling with disabilities and/or health conditions. Many of these travel articles have been written by Disabled World members who wanted to share their traveling experiences with other readers in the hope they will be of assistance to others with disabilities who may be thinking of traveling locally or abroad.

What is Accessible Tourism?

Accessible Tourism, as defined by Darcy and Dickson (2009, p34);

This definition is inclusive of all people including those traveling with children in prams, people with disabilities and seniors.

Noting the obstacles that persons with disabilities, or those with other access requirements, face in taking advantage of fundamental aspects of travel, senior United Nations (UN) officials urge policy-makers, travel planners and companies that work with persons with disabilities to work together to make travel more accessible.

Directional signs to world cities on a wooden pole by the palm tree at Long Bay Beach, Turks and Caicos Islands - Photo by Deanna Ritchie on Unsplash.
Directional signs to world cities on a wooden pole by the palm tree at Long Bay Beach, Turks and Caicos Islands - Photo by Deanna Ritchie on Unsplash.

Specific problems often encountered by the disabled tourist when trying to book a holiday, scenic tours, and accommodation can include:

Disability Travel Tips

Resources to Help You Plan a Trip

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